ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Commentary

Commentary
Women and children’s experiences in Indian prisons have long been eclipsed by the male-centric sociolegal discourse on India’s criminal legal system. Departing from such an essentialised analysis,...
The reasons behind India’s negative trade balance over the years are identified. To do so, a Bayesian network or belief network approach is employed to examine the inherent structure and conditional...
Industrial accidents have received little attention from either researchers or policymakers despite their adverse impact on workers’ lives. Hundreds of workers lose their fingers and hands every year...
Beyond the standard format of a discipline confined to the national framework, there is a dire need for a disciplinary practice that entails connections within the region. Such connections were...
Amid the economic crisis, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe firmly stated that the full implementation of the 13th Amendment in addressing the demands of the Tamils is on the cards and even...
While writing my doctoral thesis, J P S (or Jit) Uberoi, my sup­ervisor, asked me to meet him early one morning. I had returned from a year-long ethnographic fieldwork (1985–86) among Ansari weavers...
Just as all key questions of world poli­tics and global justice led one to the Viet­nam War two generations ago, and where you stood on Vietnam was indicative of where you stood on the interna­tional...
Reviewing the vast literature on the informal sector in India, it is seen that competition, or lack of it, happens to be a crucial issue in analysing firm structure, market structure, and firm...
Uttarkashi’s susceptibility to land subsidence, exemplified by the Silkyara tunnel collapse that put the lives of 41 workers at risk, is investigated. Fortifying the region against the risks of land...
Environmental, social, and governance investments have gradually become an important framework for investment managers to gauge corporate sustainability and therefore provide a scientific basis for...
Not having a respectable honorarium has implications in executing municipal councillors’ duties towards citizens, and causes considerable hardship.
Algorithmic bias in machine learning algorithms has potential consequences for perpetuating discrimination, reinforcing stereotypes, and violating individual privacy.
The employment rate in India is falling. Profit inflation is rising. A solution is shown to lie in public investment and public works, and a reduction in the degree of monopoly and/or profits.
Despite the reduction in son preference by half since the early 1990s, it has failed to exert a concomitant influence on the sex ratio at birth. This contradiction forms the premise of our attempts...
The two major population estimates of the Indian diaspora in the 21st century are critically examined. Both estimates were made by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and appear to...

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